Director, Global Video

Editorial Content   |   London

Who you are:

You are a high-performing, creative, and compassionate leader, with an illustrious editorial background and a passion for content strategy and innovation. Reporting to the Senior Director of Entertainment, you’ll hold a global Director-level management role—this requires a proven track record of creating scalable video and interactive content and a strong understanding of business strategy. You thrive at multi-tasking and love to wear many hats—including playing the roles of “coach,” “creative,” and “strategic development.”

Your next challenge:

  • Lead the global entertainment editorial team, including video assignment editors for editorial and STUDIO leads along with our roster of content creators
  • Manage overall budget for the global team
  • Maintain and grow the Editorial Video Team, comprised of both videographers and photographers across news, sport and entertainment
  • Establish workflows between teams
  • Explore and productize distribution of near-live coverage
  • Productize social-first video
  • Optimize and expand video paid assignments through collaboration with STUDIO leads
  • Integrate and evangelize editorial and STUDIO video product through close collaboration with other internal stakeholders
  • Set expectations for editorial and commercial video; empower and train content team to hit and exceed expectations
  • Recruit, manage, mentor, and retain top talent and cutting-edge content creators

What you’ll need:

  • 7+ years of editorial/commercial video experience, ideally working in the entertainment sector
  • Knowledge of cutting edge technology including content creation tools (i.e. cameras, editing software, etc.) and distribution methods and platforms
  • Experience managing and motivating teams with wide-ranging skillsets and backgrounds
  • Deep relationships with high-level industry contacts/network
  • Strategic thinking skills and ability to respond to change
  • Strong communication skills, with the ability to foster and maintain global relationships via technology, email and in-person
  • Ability to learn quickly the dynamics of Getty Images’ broad product range and familiarize yourself with various key stakeholders so that you can work efficiently and successfully across the business
  • Innovative, curious, passionate and future-driven
  • Emotional intelligence – self-awareness, empathy, and an ability to self-motivate as well as inspire others

Who We Are:

Getty Images is the most trusted and esteemed source of visual content in the world, with over 200 million assets available through its industry-leading sites www.gettyimages.com and

www.istock.com. The Getty Images website serves creative, business and media customers in almost 200 countries and is the first place people turn to discover, purchase and share powerful content from the world's best photographers and videographers. Getty Images works with over 200,000 contributors and hundreds of image partners to provide comprehensive coverage of more than 130,000 news, sport and entertainment events, impactful creative imagery to communicate any commercial concept and the world's deepest digital archive of historic photography. 

Visit Getty Images at www.gettyimages.com to learn more about how the company is advancing the unique role of still and moving imagery in communication and business, and enabling creative ideas to come to life.  For company news and announcements, visit our Press Room, and for the stories and inspiration behind our content, visit Stories & Trends. Find Getty Images on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, Pinterest and Tumblr, or download the Getty Images app where you can explore, save and share the world's best imagery.

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